The Bihar authorities mentioned on Friday that it’s going to oppose a petition filed by actor Rhea Chakraborty within the Supreme Courtroom, difficult the jurisdiction of the Patna Police in lodging an FIR (police case) in reference to the dying of Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput and beginning an investigation.
Advocate Normal Lalit Kishore mentioned the state might be represented earlier than the Supreme Courtroom by former Lawyer Normal of India Mukul Rohatgi.
“Whereas we’ve got made no prayer for being included as a celebration to the case filed by Rhea Chakraborty, we are going to oppose her petition since she has challenged the jurisdiction of the state of Bihar,” Mr Kishore mentioned.
He asserted that the matter fell very a lot inside the jurisdiction of the state because the FIR was lodged on the premise of a grievance filed by Sushant Rajput’s father who resides in Patna.
There have been many cases of instances being registered away from the location of an incident if hyperlinks to the offence occur to be within the different place,” the advocate common mentioned.
He additionally scoffed at Rhea Chakraborty’s competition that every one instances within the matter be shifted to Mumbai and identified that the police within the western metropolis had reportedly not even lodged an FIR.
“It’s the Patna Police which lodged the primary FIR within the matter. I ponder how the Mumbai Police intends to analyze a matter with out registering a correct case,” he mentioned.
In his grievance, the actors father KK Singh accused Rhea Chakraborty, who is alleged to have been in a relationship with Sushant Rajput, of getting “used his sons standing in Bollywood to advertise her personal profession, attempting to drive a wedge between him and his household, getting him fed with medicines for psychological sickness with the assistance of conniving medical doctors and blackmailing him with threats of constructing his medical historical past public to tarnish his fame.”
The bereaved father additionally alleged that “a minimum of Rs 15 crore was withdrawn from his sons checking account to which Rhea Chakraborty and her relations had gained entry to” and that hardly every week earlier than Sushant Rajput was discovered useless at his Bandra residence, Rhea Chakraborty had allegedly “visited his home and stole his laptop computer, ATM card and different essential paperwork.”
On stories of non-cooperation from the Mumbai Police to a four-member police workforce from Patna which is within the metropolis to probe the matter, the advocate common mentioned, “If it’s so, it is extremely unlucky. It’s regular follow for regulation enforcers to cooperate with visiting police groups from different states.”
Mr Kishore mentioned everybody within the nation is certain by the Structure to abide by an order that has been handed by the Supreme Courtroom when he was requested whether or not the Bihar authorities would discover it agreeable if the highest court docket directs for clubbing all of the instances and shifting these to Mumbai or orders a CBI inquiry.
“The Maharashtra Residence Minister has expressed his personal opinion within the matter. Allow us to watch for a couple of days. The Supreme Courtroom will come out with its order which is able to lend readability,” Mr Kishor mentioned.
Maharashtra Residence Minister Anil Deshmukh has opposed the necessity for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into Sushant Singh Rajput’s dying and mentioned the Mumbai Polices probe was enough.
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